Posts Tagged ‘Texas’

Dallas Invents: 97 Patents Granted for Week of Nov. 14

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

AT&T Using Drones to Assess Network After Hurricane

Posted by Lance Murray

After Hurricane Harvey devastated the Gulf Coast of Texas a couple weeks ago, Dallas-based AT&T Inc. deployed a fleet of 46 drones to inspect the portions of South Texas affected by the storm.

The company is in the process of …

McKinney Teacher Creates First Texas Latino Comic Con

Posted by Chloe Bennett

For the first time in comic con history, Dallas will be home to a convention with a mission to represent its large Latino population.

The free July 29 event at the Latino Cultural Center in Dallas will include local comic …

Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation Gets $290K Conservation Innovation Grant

Posted by Lance Murray

The Dallas-based Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation has been awarded a $290,000 Conservation Innovation Grant from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service that will support the new Gulf Coast Conservation Loan Fund.

It’s one of 33 projects funded nationwide by …

FW Literacy Partnership Unveils STAAR Data Dashboard

Posted by Lance Murray

The Fort Worth Literacy Partnership is unveiling a data dashboard as public school students across the state take the 2017 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness Reading exam this week.

STAAR are a series of state-mandated standardized tests used …

Dallas Startup Weaves Colombian Culture, Texas Tradition

Posted by Julia Batlle

Some people have the travel bug, an insatiable desire to learn more about the world and the different cultures and beliefs that exist in it. 

Such is the case for East Dallas resident Kate Garrett. She traveled or lived in …

WalletHub: Texas Ranks Among Most Innovative States

Posted by Kerry Curry

Texas is the 15th most-innovative state, according to a WalletHub ranking of innovation that compares all the states and the District of Columbia.

WalletHub, a personal finance website, said its analysts compared the 50 states and D.C. …

Y Soft Finds Solutions to 3D Printer Management

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Václav Muchna wants to shatter the barriers that keep 3D printers from reaching mass adoption.

Muchna is the founder, CEO, and chairman of the board for Y Soft Corp., a global print solutions company based in the Czech Republic. The …

DHD Films: Everything is Bigger in Texas

Posted by DHD Films

On Sept. 28, Chevrolet set a Guinness World Record for “The World’s Largest Flag Pulled by a Moving Vehicle.”

This event introduced the arrival of their new truck, the 2017 Silverado 2500 HD. Followed by 27 other Chevrolet trucks, this …

3 Things: Survey Says DFW Becoming Tech Hub

Posted by Julia Falcon

Dallas residents believe DFW will be the next tech hub of Texas, according to a survey, and an app for moviegoers lets them incorporate Facebook friends; and a high school in Collin County opened a STEM lab with the help